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A mathematical model for fixed-price-incentive-firm contracts

Terry Nelson Toy

A mathematical model for fixed-price-incentive-firm contracts

by Terry Nelson Toy

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from the National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsTerasawa, Katsuaki
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25470905M

Returning to the mathematical model, with all other things being equal, one should strive for a satisfaction ratio of , not ! The met-expectations model of customer satisfaction highlights the point that whether a client is dissatisfied or delighted with a project is not based on hard facts and objective data but on perceptions and. Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contracts are generally the preferred contract type (Fixed Price Incentive Firm (FPIF) and Cost Plus Incentive Fee (CPIF) may be effective) 5. Provide sufficient contract length for the product support provider to recoup investments on improved product (e.g., Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and sustainment processes (e.g.

The acquisition-bidding game model assumes that there are N contractors participating in the bidding of the space system with the contractor set given by Eq. (1). Full text of "Management of Incentive contract models" See other formats.

This Risk Management Guide is designed to provide acquisition professionals and program management offices (PMOs) with a reference book for dealing with system acquisition risks. It is intended to be useful as an aid in classroom instruction and as a reference book for practical applications. Types of Incentive Contracts (FAR Subpart ). There are three types of incentive contracts that provide for changes in profit/fee following an agreed-to formula-type incentive arrangement: the fixed-price incentive firm target (FPIF); fixed-price incentive successive targets (FPIS); and .


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A mathematical model for fixed-price-incentive-firm contracts by Terry Nelson Toy Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Fixed-price incentive (firm target) contracts. (a) Description. A fixed-price incentive (firm target) contract specifies a target cost, a target profit, a price ceiling (but not a profit ceiling or floor), and a profit adjustment formula. These elements are all negotiated at the outset.

The price ceiling is the maximum that may be paid. Fixed Price Incentive Fee Contract Explained. PMBOK® Guide defines 3 different types of Fixed Price (FP) Contract.I have written about Firm Fixed Priced Contract (FFP) and Fixed Price with Economic Price Adjustment Contract (FP-EPA) in other posts.

In this post, I will talk about Fixed Price Incentive Fee (FPIF) Contract. You should also read the formal explanation and example of different.

A Fixed-Price Incentive (Firm Target) (FAR ) contract specifies a target cost, a target profit, a price ceiling (but not a profit ceiling or floor), and a profit adjustment elements are all negotiated at the outset.

The price ceiling is the maximum that may be paid to the contractor, except for any adjustment under other contract clauses. The Fixed-Price Incentive Firm Target Contract: Not As Firm As the Name Suggests.

By Robert Antonio. November At the end ofI met the Director of the Procurement Control and Clearance Division of the Naval Material Command in Arlington, Virginia.

Incentive Calculation in a FPIF Contract. In my previous post, I described Fixed Price Incentive Fee Contract (FPIF). In this article, I will discuss the formulas and incentive calculations for an FPIF Contract.

Let me summarize the basic nature of the. (a) Description. (1) A fixed-price incentive (successive targets) contract specifies the following elements, all of which are negotiated at the outset: (i) An initial target cost.

(ii) An initial target profit. (iii) An initial profit adjustment formula to be used for establishing the firm target profit, including a ceiling and floor for the firm target profit. Free Online Library: Use of Fixed-Price Incentive Firm (FPIF) contracts in development and production.(From the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) by "Defense AT & L"; Military and naval science.

From the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Use of Fixed-Price Incentive Firm (FPIF) Contracts in Development and Production Frank Kendall T.

he choice of appropriate contract types is very situationally dependent, and a number of factors must be taken into account to determine the best contract type to Size: KB. Fixed-price incentive contracts. (a) Description. A fixed-price incentive contract is a fixed-price contract that provides for adjusting profit and establishing the final contract price by application of a formula based on the relationship of total final negotiated cost to total target cost.

Subpart —Incentive Contracts General. (a) Incentive contracts as described in this subpart are appropriate when a firm-fixed-price contract is not appropriate and the required supplies or services can be acquired at lower costs and, in certain instances, with improved delivery or technical performance, by relating the amount of profit or fee payable under the contract to the.

This is the basic formula for FP contracts where the price is estimated before work begins. The price is determined by adding the cost plus a fee. Formula 2: Cost Variance = Target Cost – Actual Cost. The cost variance is the difference between Target Cost and Actual Cost.

If the variance is positive, it is good. Contracts & Legal Fixed-Price Incentive (Successive Targets) A fixed price incentive (successive target) contract (FAR ) is an incentive type contract that operates in the same way as a Fixed Price Incentive (firm target) contract except that one or more revisions in the target cost and target profit may be made during performance.

(1) Use of FPIF contract. (i) Not (b)(1) directs the contracting officer to give particular consideration to the use of fixed-price incentive (firm target) (FPIF) contracts, especially for acquisitions moving from development to production.

DFARS does not mandate the use of FPIF for initial production and each acquisition situation must be evaluated in terms of the. FPIV - Fixed-Price Incentive Contract, Value Engineering. Looking for abbreviations of FPIV.

It is Fixed-Price Incentive Contract, Value Engineering. Fixed-Price Incentive Contract, Value Engineering listed as FPIV. Fixed-Price Incentive, Firm; Fixed-Price Incentive, Successive Targets. The term firm fixed price contract refers specifically to a type or variety of fixed price contract where the buyer or purchaser pays the seller or provider a fixed amount, however that this particular set amount may waver of vary if the seller meets some sort of pre designated criteria related to the performance of the seller.

There are benefits of this type of contract to both the buyer and. Add to Your Calendar 02/23/ AM- AM AKT 02/23/ Understanding the Mechanics of Fixed-Price Incentive (Firm Target) (FPIF) Contracts Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provides the following description of an FPIF contract but does not offer insight to contractors on how to structure the FPIF pricing arrangement or how to alter the allocation of cost risk between the.

Could someone explain the solution of question. A fixed-price-incentive-fee contract has the following characteristics: target cost: $, target fee: $10, price ceiling: $, sharing ratio: 60/ How much will the contractor be reimbursed if the cost of performing the work is $.

$, B. $, C. $, D. $, However, OUSD/DPAP Class Deviation Memorandum O, Approval Threshold for Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts and Preference for Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee Term Contracts, requires that, in addition to the current content requirement for the determination and findings for a T&M contract type, the Contracting Officer shall also address.

This paper provides a high-level discussion and propositions of frameworks and models for acquisition strategy of complex systems. In particular, it presents an innovative system engineering approach to model the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition process and offers several optimization modules including simulation models using game theory and war-gaming by: 1.

Comparison of Major Contract Types Firm Fixed-Price (FFP) Fixed-Price Economic Price Adjustment (FPEPA) Fixed-Price Incentive Firm (FPIF) Fixed-Price Award-fee (FPAF) Fixed-Price Prospective Redeterminati on (FPRP) Principal Risk to be Mitigated None.

Thus, the contractor assumes all cost risk.estimated costs and fixed fees (fee limited to 15% estimated for R&D/10% for other contracts) Cost plus incentive fee (CPIF) elements target cost/target fee; sharing formula (/ etc.); minimum/maximum fee.4) A Fixed-Price Incentive (Firm Target) (FPIF) contract is awarded for $25 million to design a computer based training course for the Air Force with a period of performance of 18 months.

What reports, if any, must the Air Force Program Manager (PM) require the contractor provide regarding their cost, schedule, and technical performance? [Identify performance report tailoring considerations.